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AARP
The nation's leading organization for people age 50 and older provides this online portal as an important source of information for older Americans.

Elderhostel
Elderhostel is a not-for-profit travel organization that provides worldwide learning adventures for people 55 and over...all at exceptional values.

SeniorNet
This online community for older adults provides access to and education about computer technology and the Internet.

Thirdage
Thirdage is an online magazine with entertaining and informative articles.

Health & Nutrition

Meals on Wheels
Burlington County Nutrition Program
PO Box 6000
Mt. Holly, NJ 08060
Phone: 609-702-7054
Fax: 609-265-3725

Camden County Nutrition Project & MOW
915 Haddon Avenue
Camden, NJ 08002
Phone: 856-338-0601
Fax: 856-338-8955

Mercer Co. Nutrition Project for Elderly
640 S. Broad Stl, Rm 227
Trenton, NJ 08650
Phone: 609-989-6650

Medicare
Look up a variety of publications and information from this government healthcare program for seniors over the age of 65.

Merck Manual of Geriatrics
Use this highly esteemed geriatric medical reference book to look up health topics.  You may search for entries using the table of contents, index or search feature.

PDR.net
The Physician's Desk Reference is the most trusted publication for information about drugs and medications.  Use their online Getting Well Network for a streamlined version.  The County Library and all branches have the latest copy of this publication.

General Resources

Burlington County's Office on Aging
Located in the county's Human Services Facility at 795 Woodlane Road in Westampton (609-265-5069), it provides information, assistance and outreach services to seniors in a variety of areas: legal aid, transportation, Meals-on-Wheels, home health services, adult day care and more . . .

Eldercare Locator
The Eldercare Locator is a public service of the US Administration on Aging. The service connects those in need of assistance to local agencies and community organizations. Also visit the The National Family Caregiver Support Program, another program by the Administration of Aging.

ElderWeb
This extensive portal provides thousands of reviewed links to long term care information as well as a searchable database of organizations and an expanding library of articles and reports, news, and events. 

FIRSTGOV for Seniors
This official government search engine designed for seniors will help locate federal level offices, programs and policies.


New Jersey Division of Senior Affairs
New Jersey's services and programs, with a directory of offices and a toll-free telephone hotline number.

SeniorLaw
This site provides information to senior citizens, their families, attorneys, and social workers about Elder Law, Medicare, Medicaid, estate planning, trusts and the rights of the elderly and disabled.

Social Security Administration
Use Social Security Online to keep up with news, look up benefit or other information, get applications and lots more...

Volunteering

  1. Library Volunteer Program
  2. Volunteer Center of Burlington County
  3. Volunteer Match- use their zip code search to find area volunteer opportunities.
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